"We really want to bring attention to the beauty of creating food and creating a meal."
- Chef Shac
"Chef caterer and culinary educator is dedicated to using locally sourced ingredients and to teaching people why it’s important to know where your food comes from."
"Keep Life Flavorful !"
- Chef Shac
ABOUT CHEF SHAC
When you think of empowerment, food is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But just a few minutes with the nationally renowned Chef Shac will certainly change your mind. "Food can lift the spirt," Chef Shac says. "It is not only health for your body , but it can open your mind and life to endless possibilities, and allow you to experience and taste the world as God intended it."
Chef Shac truly believes that health and wealth are intricately woven in the food choices we make. Therefore, her desire is to teach people to take ownership of their relationship with food. Through access, information, demonstration, and education, Chef Shac is empowering communities one delicious morsel at a time! Her motto in food and life is to always “Keep it flavorful!”
Chef Shac aka The Life Chef is the owner and culinary architect of Chef Shac LLC, which is the parent company for Empowered by Food, The North Florida Culinary Incubator, Chef Shac Catering, Life Chef, and The Sensory Experience. Holding degrees in Culinary Arts and Pastry and Confectionery she has now been preparing culinary masterpieces for over 36 years -- 15 of which have been in a professional capacity.
Building on the foundation of love and compassion that was laid by the matriarchs of her family, Chef Shac is on a mission to see her community truly empowered through food.
Chef Shac is an advocate and lover of food, its history, its benefits, as well as the plight of local farmers and communities who suffer from food deserts and other food access inequalities. She is on a mission to educate communities and individuals alike to take ownership of their relationship with food in an effort to positively impact their health, wealth, and overall well-being.
Her professional career as a Chef has afforded her the ability to lend her expertise to universities, governments, corporations, politicians, celebrities, professionally trained athletes, and more!
She is a highly sought-after consultant on food preparation and diet, and, notably, she most recently designed meal and food planning programs for award-winning athletes that are now competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.